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by ITGraduate
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:02 am
Forum: Other countries
Topic: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)
Replies: 4928
Views: 1229531

Re: Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI)

I am too waiting- I dont even see the option of Manchester VFS on the dropdown on the hcilondon website.

Its very frustrating! I hope they will begin normal operations from 5th April onwards?

Thanks!
by ITGraduate
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:05 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: VFS Appointment - Surrender Indian passport
Replies: 18
Views: 2022

Re: VFS Appointment - Surrender Indian passport

Hello Again,

I need to update/renew my 5 yr old sons OCI as he had a new UK passport

Can I select PCC and other miscellaneous services or do I have to select OCI option, If i select OCI option I see no dates even in london

Thanks!
by ITGraduate
Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:02 pm
Forum: Other countries
Topic: VFS Appointment - Surrender Indian passport
Replies: 18
Views: 2022

Re: VFS Appointment - Surrender Indian passport

[quote=krisv post_id=1996589 time=1615385753 user_id=142602] Hi all, I managed to book an appointment last week, though in Birmingham as it is my jurisdiction. I have been waiting since the pandemic started (when I obtained my UK citizenship) to get an appointment to surrender my Indian passport. Co...
by ITGraduate
Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Bringing my family to UK
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: Bringing my family to UK

[quote=kamoe post_id=1964860 time=1606409584 user_id=131453] [quote=Zerubbabel post_id=1964781 time=1606399895 user_id=198158] His 22 year old, is an adult and won't qualify under any family reunification scheme. [/quote] Yes they can. They need to demonstrate they are dependant on the EU citizen, t...
by ITGraduate
Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Bringing my family to UK
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Re: Bringing my family to UK

Thank you for your reply and advise. I will pass it on to my friend. so I gather the following needs to be done. Is that correct? so my friend who is already in UK needs to apply for his pre settled EU status in UK ( approx 10 days to get it) once he gets his pre settled EU status in UK , his wife a...
by ITGraduate
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: EEA-route Applications
Topic: Bringing my family to UK
Replies: 5
Views: 535

Bringing my family to UK

Hi There, I'm asking this query behalf of my family friend who cannot speak/write good English. ( sorry) Status: He is an Italian national. Came to Uk last week, applying for his pre settled status soon. also looking for a job. Queries: 1- He wants to know if he can bring his wife and children ( 16 ...
by ITGraduate
Sat Sep 05, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Tier2 General to ILR Application
Replies: 21
Views: 1087

Re: Tier2 General to ILR Application

I would suggest scanning all pages including blank pages. We have had other people doing the same

This is my personal opinion. Seniors will know better

Good Luck !
by ITGraduate
Mon Aug 24, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: UK Student Visas
Topic: Dependent Visa Inquiry
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: Dependent Visa Inquiry

I am not an expert so please wait for other seniors to respond. for 1 and 2 - I think you need to create a separate application form PBS dependent for your dependent children and husband as your husband is sponsoring them for their expenses. so you wouldnt be able to add them on to your application ...
by ITGraduate
Sun Jul 05, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: UK Student Visas
Topic: Query on Tier 4 Maintenance
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Re: Query on Tier 4 Maintenance

Thank you for your reply. Very much appreciated ! We tried to add his wife ( as join account holder ) to his fathers bank account but the request was denied by the bank because my wife is not biologically related. ( i.e not his own daughter ) My wife doesnt have a bank account on her name as per the...
by ITGraduate
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: UK Student Visas
Topic: Query on Tier 4 Maintenance
Replies: 3
Views: 330

Query on Tier 4 Maintenance

Dear Seniors, ( asking this on behalf of my cousin- he is unable to open an account to post his own query) My wife will be applying for her UK Tier 4 student visa along with 3 dependents ( myself and our 2 children ) from Dubai in 1st week of August 2020. We are all Indian citizens living and workin...
by ITGraduate
Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation

[quote=aman90 post_id=1848387 time=1573904443 user_id=119442]
Ask ur friend to join the forum and revert back nearer to the time.
[/quote]

Will do ! Thanks for your help
by ITGraduate
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation
Replies: 4
Views: 319

Re: When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation

Thank you for your response! Glad to know they can apply on or after 28th August- they were delighted to know Hopefully apply by super priority service on 28th August ( friday ) and hope to get the result by 29th August ( saturday ) as by 31st August the son should be having ILR to qualify as a home...
by ITGraduate
Fri Nov 15, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation
Replies: 4
Views: 319

When to apply ILR- slightly tricky situation

Hello There, Asking behalf of someone as a favour Current Visa Status - Tier 2 Visa ( Shortage Occupation List ) expiring 25/10/2020 Visa issued - 25/09/2015 Visa Expiry - 25/10/2020 Date Entered UK- 03/10/2015 Query: Can the person apply for ILR with 2 dependents ( 19 yrs old and 15 yr old ) 28 day...
by ITGraduate
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:54 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Visitor Visa Quick Query - going appointment next week
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Visitor Visa Quick Query - going appointment next week

Hello Senior/Moderator, My brother, his wife and 2 kids ( aged 13 and 9 ) are planning to visit me for Christmas and new year break. All of them are India passport holders but living in Dubai for more than 20 years. my brother already has a UK 10 year visitor visa. so its only my sister in law and k...
by ITGraduate
Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:16 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone

small correction- apologies Dependent 2 ( elder son ) also entered UK same time as mom on 3rd October 2015. However he was away for 8 weeks from 15 Oct 2015 to 15 Dec 2015. After that date he never traveled outside UK till today so can they all apply for ILR on or after 5th Sept 2020? Thanks Again
by ITGraduate
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Re: Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone

Thank you for your super quick reply. Will ask them to create their own account. Good to know mom and dependent 1 can apply 5th Sept 2020. on your second reply, I assume you meant he can apply 4 years and 11 months from his date of entry to UK. Which means he cant apply with his mom. Did i understan...
by ITGraduate
Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Indefinite Leave to Remain
Topic: Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone
Replies: 7
Views: 323

Query on ILR eligibility- Trying to Help someone

Hello Seniors/Experts, This query below is not for me- I'm trying to help someone. Current Situation: On 5 year Work Permit( Shortage Occupation ) Expiring 25th October 2020. Issue Date of Work Permit 25th Sept 2015. Date of Entry to UK 3rd October 2015 Nationality- Indian Single mother entered UK o...
by ITGraduate
Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Address different on passport - UK Tourist visa
Replies: 4
Views: 302

Re: Address different on passport - UK Tourist visa

Hi, I did not change the address on their passports

as far as I know, its not mandatory to change address on the passports

so you should be fine. but make sure you give enough evidence for their current address

Thanks
by ITGraduate
Thu Feb 22, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Parent UK Visit Visa Questions
Replies: 13
Views: 950

Re: Parent UK Visit Visa Questions

[quote=dng_131 post_id=1583751 time=1515878816 user_id=139606] Hello Everyone, So judging by various sponsporer's experiences (mentioned in this thread), scanned copies as well as originals are also acceptable. Thank you everyone for your replies. I have a new question in the similar thread. What is...
by ITGraduate
Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Immigration health surcharge (IHS)
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Supporting Documents

if you made the initial applications separately then send them separate or vice versa Did UKVI send you any kind of acknowledgement - does it have any case number/ref number. and is that for both of them together or for just one person? you can keep a copy of the acknowledgement letter on the docume...
by ITGraduate
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Who to inform my mum staying in UK longer than permitted time on Standard Visitor Visa
Replies: 2
Views: 374

Re: Who to inform my mum staying in UK longer than permitted time on Standard Visitor Visa

Unfortunately people have been refused visa when they apply again for staying longer than what they initially mentioned . But i guess they may be OK if its just 1 or 2 weeks extra. ( note : i am guessing here ) whats the reason she is extending her stay? example : has she got any medical reason due ...
by ITGraduate
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Uk visit visa for inlaws
Replies: 8
Views: 713

Re: Uk visit visa for inlaws

you an say many things to show strong ties- but whatever you say you need to back it up with evidence.

example: do they stay in the same house as their parents etc.
by ITGraduate
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Uk visit visa for inlaws
Replies: 8
Views: 713

Re: Uk visit visa for inlaws

with your situation you have to do the best you can they should submit the following at a minimum: every application is different Pension proof Bank statement showing pension coming in to the account each month Proof of Property on your MIL's name you mentioned showing income and FD. then keep copy ...
by ITGraduate
Thu Oct 19, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Immigration for family members
Topic: Immigration health surcharge (IHS)
Replies: 12
Views: 906

Re: Supporting Documents

I think you need to give more background about your application so that people can reply/suggest clearly

Cheers
by ITGraduate
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: General UK Immigration forum
Topic: Uk visit visa for inlaws
Replies: 8
Views: 713

Re: Uk visit visa for inlaws

on the property do they get any rental income? if they do include the rental lease agreement Its Ok to have property on his mother in law given they live together. the letter from applicants should also show strong ties to home country- its extremely important. example other close family members, pr...
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